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See Me, COVID-19 and kindness

Section: People and NetworksType: News Item Date Published: 19th May 2020
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An ALLIANCE Live conversation with Wendy Halliday of See Me, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

In this latest ALLIANCE Live podcast, the ALLIANCE’s Policy and Communications Director, Lucy Mulvagh, talks to Wendy Halliday, Director of See Me. As well as exploring ‘kindness’, this year’s theme for Mental Health Awareness Week, Wendy talks about:

  • How the See Me team and volunteers are coping with the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown
  • Action related to COVID-19 – a wide range of new and adapted activity
  • Looking back – some of See Me’s key achievements to date
  • Looking forward – what the future holds in store for See Me and the work to tackle stigma and discrimination against people with lived experience of mental health issues.

You can listen to the conversation on the ALLIANCE Live Anchor.FM channel (this link will take you away from our website).

Read a fully transcripted version of this podcast.

Find out more about the work of See Me and how you can get involved on their website (this link will take you away from our website).

More information about this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is available on the Mental Health Foundation website (this link will take you away from our website).

 

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